Carney (James Patrick)

(1914 – 1989)

Carney (James) (ed.), Greene (David) (ed.): Celtic studies: essays in memory of Angus Matheson, 1912–1962 / edited by James Carney and David Greene.
London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1968. x + 182 pp. portr.
[= BILL 461].

Rev. by
Proinsias Mac Cana, in Éigse 15/1 (Samhradh, 1973), pp. 67-69.
Bieler (Ludwig), Carney (James): The Lambeth commentary.
In Ériu 23 (1972), pp. 1–55.
Remnants of commentary, mainly in Irish, but with extensive Latin quotations on the Sermon on the Mount according to St. Matthew. Transcribed and edited with translation and notes from MS London, Lambeth Palace Fragments 1229 (ff. 7, 8). Text dated roughly to ca. 725.
Carney (James): Alt-Irische Dichtung: der geschichtliche Hintergrund.
In Ensemble 4 (1973), pp. 66–79.
Carney (James): Society and the bardic poet.
In Studies 62 (1973), pp. 233–250.
With special reference to Eochaidh Ó hEoghusa.
Carney (James): The invention of the Ogom cipher.
In Ériu 26 (1975), pp. 53–65.
Bieler (Ludwig): Two observations concerning the Navigatio Brendani.
In Celtica 11 (1976), pp. 15–17.
1. On James Carney’s view of the dependence of Imram Maíle Dúin on the Navigatio Brendani, and on the ‘happy otherworld’ as a Menschheitsgedanke; 2. On the relationship between Insula Deliciosa, Inis Caín, and Inis Subai.

Republ. in The Otherworld voyage in early Irish literature, pp. 91-93.
Carney (James) (ref.)
Carney (James): The earliest Bran material.
In Latin script and letters [Fs. Bieler] (1976), pp. 174–193.
Edition of Immacaldam in druad Brain ocus inna banḟátho Febuil óas Loch Febuil (Imbu messe, imbu mé, 8 qq.; cf. K. Meyer, ZCP 9 (1913), pp. 339-340). Reconstructed and normalized from TCD H 4. 22 and NLI G 7 (includes diplomatic texts); with English translation.

Republ. in The Otherworld voyage in early Irish literature, pp. 73-90.
Carney (James): Aspects of Archaic Irish.
In Éigse 17/4 (Geimhreadh 1978–1979), pp. 417–435.
Statutory public lecture of the School of Celtic Studies, 1978. On syncope and the ‘trisyllabic factor’ in Archaic Irish verse; includes a discussion of Bergin’s law.
Carney (James): Linking alliteration (fidrad freccomail).
In Éigse 18/2 (1981), pp. 251–262.
With a list of all the types of linking alliteration.
Carney (James), Düchting (Reinhard): In memoriam Ludwig Bieler.
In MlatJb 16 (1981), pp. 442–443.
Quin (E. G.): Varia: II. A further note on Wb. 13b13.
In Ériu 33 (1982), pp. 165–166.
ad E. G. Quin, in Ériu 31 (1980), pp. 146-149 and L. Bieler and J. Carney, in Ériu 23 (1972), pp. 1-55. Suggests a revised translation: ‘It is usual, then, for clever competitors to allow the field to overtake them and when a tiring (or easy) pace is expected (by the field) they (the clever ones) make after them (go into the attack, Carney) and are soon well ahead of them’.
Bieler (L.) (ref.), Carney (J.) (ref.)
Carney (James): A maccucáin sruith in tíag.
In Celtica 15 (1983), pp. 25–41.
[1.] Interpretation; [2.] Metre; [3.] Language and date; [4.] Method of edition. Ed. with transl. and notes (19 qq.) from MSS Franciscan A3 (LL), Harley 5280, and Brussels 4190-200.
Carney (James): Early Irish literature: the state of research.
In 6th ICCS, Galway 1979 (1983), pp. 113–130.
Carney (James): The dating of early Irish verse texts, 500-1100.
In Éigse 19/2 (1983), pp. 177–216.
I. Chronological list of poems (with references). II. Historical anchorage. III. Metrical and linguistic phenomena (includes: normalized version of poem beg. Nibu chroíb chrínḟredo with Engl. translation; discussion of poem beg. Ní car Brigit buadach bith).

Incl. Addendum on the authorship of Saltair na Rann and on the term céli Dé.

Mac Cana (Proinsias): James Patrick Carney (1914–1989).
In NSCS 3 (Nov. 1989), pp. 15–17.
Carney (James Patrick) (hon.)
Carney (James): The dating of archaic Irish verse.
Breatnach (Liam) (ed.), McCone (Kim) (ed.), Ó Corráin (Donnchadh) (ed.): Sages, saints and storytellers: Celtic studies in honour of Professor James Carney / edited by Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Liam Breatnach, Kim McCone.
MM, 2. Maynooth: An Sagart, 1989. xvi + 472 pp. (Maynooth monographs, 2).
Rev. by
Máirtín Ó Murchú, in Studia Celtica Japonica (New series) 2 (1989), pp. 45-50.
A. J. Hughes, in SAM 13/2 (1989), pp. 327-328.
William Gillies, in Éigse 25 (1991), pp. 187-191.
Ronald Black, in CMCS 23 (Summer, 1992), pp. 99-107.
P.-Y. Lambert, in ÉtC 30 (1994), pp. 297-303.
P.-Y. Lambert, in Peritia 8 (1994), pp. 267-272.
Carney (James) (hon.)
Bramsbäck (Birgit): James Carney’s connections with Uppsala University.
In Celtica 23 (1999), pp. 1–2.
Carney (James) (hon.)
McCaughey (Terence): James Patrick Carney.
In Celtica 23 (1999), pp. 188–192.
Carney (James Patrick) (hon.)
Celtica 23 (1999): Essays in honour of James Patrick Carney.
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

Rev. by
Patricia Kelly, in Béaloideas 68 (2000), pp. 234-236.
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 36 (2008), pp. 229-235.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 335-338.
Carney (James Patrick) (hon.)
Carney (James): Language and literature to 1169.
In Prehistoric and early Ireland (2005), pp. 451–510.